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Vanity Fair Launches Mexico Edition

The edition launches in April, printing 90,000 copies in a project that cost over $1 million.

– 12:01 AM, EST

The Markets

Mexico’s Vicky Form Details Expansion

Vicky Form, a fast-growing Mexican lingerie brand, plans to operate over 2,500 doors by 2016, a company insider told WWD.

– March 2, 2015

Business

DOL Report Hits Honduras Labor Conditions

The U.S. Department of Labor released a report Friday that it said “raises serious concerns” about the Honduran government’s enforcement of labor laws.

– February 27, 2015

The Markets

Nicaragua Hopeful on TPL Extension

The country plans to introduce a renewable bill aimed at hastening U.S. free trade agreements with other countries.

– February 27, 2015

Retail

Mexico’s Ailing Suburbia Works to Boost Profits

The department store, hopes a major expansion of its store credit-card business and efforts to streamline inventory will boost fortunes this year.

– February 23, 2015

Retail

Walmex’s Sales Disappoint; Looks to ‘Double’ Size

Walmex posted a 6% jump in 2014 operating income though same-store sales disappointed as Mexican consumers tightened their belts in a weakening economy

– February 19, 2015

Retail

Brazil Retail Sales Drop Sharply

December sales fell 2.6 percent, while full-year growth was slowest in 11 years.

– February 11, 2015

The Markets

Colombian Textiles Seen Growing

The country’s textile and apparel industry is expected to grow despite sluggish exports.

– February 9, 2015

The Markets

Brazilian Textiles Facing Another Tough Year

Growth could be a mere 0.5 percent to a hair over $55 billion — mildly better than last year.

– January 30, 2015

Retail

Mexico’s El Palacio in $300 Million Revamp of Polanco Store

The $300 million investment is the largest in the 125-year-old retailer’s history.

– January 29, 2015